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Written by Ruth Reynolds   
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 23:36

“Foreign Events and Views that impacted the American Civil War” will be presented by Dr. Art Pitz, professor emeritus of Blackhawk College, at the German American Heritage Center and Museum on Sunday July, 10 at 2:00.The presentation will feature a review of views and events outside the United States which impacted how foreign powers analyzed the conflict. Topics include the Corn laws in England, famine in Ireland, the 1848 revolutions in Europe reforms in Egypt in the mid 1800’s and immigration patterns from abroad. How did they influence thought prior to the outbreak of American hostilities?

Dr Pitz is a much requested speaker on historical topics and foreign affairs in the Quad City region.

Cost: Adults $5.00. Adults over 60 $4.00, Children 5-17 $3.00, DAHC members free.
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